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Rafael dos Anjos vs. Jason High set for UFC Fight Night 42 in Albuquerque
The lightweight division will get a new member when the UFC makes its first trip to Albuquerque, N.M. Jason High (18-4 MMA, 2-2 UFC) will drop to 155 pounds from welterweight to take on Rafael dos Anjos (20-7 MMA, 9-5 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 42. UFC officials announced the new fight booking overnight. The latest UFC Fight Night 42 card includes: Benson Henderson vs. Rustam Khabilov Ross Pearson vs. Diego Sanchez Bryan Caraway vs. Erik Perez Rafael dos Anjos vs. Jason High Lance Benoist vs. Bobby Voelker John Dodson vs. John Moraga Yaotzin Meza vs. Sergio Pettis Yves Edwards vs. Piotr Hallmann Francimar Barroso vs. Patrick Cummins Scott Jorgensen vs. Danny Martinez
Submitted Apr 30, 2014 10:45AM by Budgellism - 7 comments
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Daniel Cormier refuses to take another fight unless it's against Jon Jones
But that doesn't mean "DC" is overlooking "Hendo" ahead of their pivotal No. 1 contender's fight this Memorial Day weekend.
Submitted Apr 29, 2014 11:53PM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
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Gunnar Nelson vs. Ryan LaFlare set for July's UFC Fight Night in Dublin
A pair of unbeaten welterweights will square off in Ireland in July, as the first fight is on the board for the UFC’s return to Dublin.
Submitted Apr 29, 2014 11:46PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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UFC Fight Night in Dublin adds McCall-Pickett, Latifi-Lawlor, Harris-Serry, Donovan-Krylov
The UFC’s long-awaited return to Ireland is starting to fill out, as officials today announced a total of five matchups for the summer event.
Submitted Apr 29, 2014 11:45PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Michael Johnson: 'Grant is milking his injury'
Apparently, and unbeknownst to many of it's members I'm sure, the UFC rankings panel has become the ultimate in achievement for fighters, outstripping competitive desire or financial gain.
Submitted Apr 29, 2014 11:42PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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UFC Fight Night 41 lineup set with 10 bouts on Fight Pass in Berlin
The fight card for next month’s UFC return to Germany is set with 10 bouts on UFC Fight Pass.
Submitted Apr 29, 2014 3:57PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Lawler & Ellenberger drug tested ahead of UFC 173
ESPN.com revealed that both Jake Ellenberger and Robbie Lawler had drug tests administered by the NSAC ahead of their UFC 173 match-up.
Submitted Apr 29, 2014 11:28AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Watch the UFC Special Announcement Press Conference from Mexico City Tuesday at 4 PM ET
The Ultimate Fighting Championship is holding a press conference on Tuesday in Mexico City to make a special announcement. UFC president Dana White will be on hand...
Submitted Apr 29, 2014 9:25AM by grappler0000 - 9 comments
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Joe Ellenberger vs. Frank Trevino booked for UFC Fight Night 44
Having been rebooked, then pulled from this past weekend’s UFC 172 just three days before the event, Joe Ellenberger has a new assignment for his UFC debut. Ellenberger (14-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will meet Frank Trevino (12-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 44 in June. UFC officials announced the new lightweight booking overnight. UFC Fight Night 44 takes place June 28 at San Antonio’s AT&T Center. Broadcast plans haven’t been announced, but the card is likely to be seen on a combination of FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass...
Submitted Apr 29, 2014 9:19AM by grappler0000 - 7 comments
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Vitor Belfort says he's ready to come back, White says it's not that easy
Vitor Belfort says his system is clear of synthetic testosterone and he’s ready to have a fight booked for him.
Submitted Apr 28, 2014 8:54PM by prophecy033 - 1 comment
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Joseph Benavidez snags new Harley as added UFC 172 bonus
Joseph Benavidez on Monday got word of another bonus on top of the $50,000 he won on Saturday night.
Submitted Apr 28, 2014 7:09PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Hackleman: Jon Jones 'disfigured' Glover Teixeira's shoulder with crank
The coach of UFC 172 LHW title challenger Glover Teixeira says that his fighter was badly hurt by a Jon Jones shoulder crank in the first round and will be getting an MRI on Wednesday.
Submitted Apr 28, 2014 4:10PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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White on potential Jones-Gustafsson rematch: Champ will take 'whatever fight we make'
Jon Jones wasn’t all that interested in talking about what’s down the road for him, but his boss sure was.
Submitted Apr 28, 2014 3:02PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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After callout, Michael Bisping open to fight with UFC 172 winner Luke Rockhold
Even after a defeat, Michael Bisping is a preferred opponent for many UFC middleweights. But it appears “The Count” has found one he’d like to fight.
Submitted Apr 28, 2014 3:01PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Miller: 'I took years off my life' cutting weight
Bloody Elbow spent some time during UFC 172 fight week with top ten UFC lightweight Jim Miller. In this multipart series we'll take a behind the scenes look at what a UFC fighter goes through during fight week
Submitted Apr 28, 2014 12:42PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Dillashaw willing to fight Cruz & Faber when champ
UFC bantamweight competitor TJ Dillahsaw discusses his upcoming title fight at UFC 173, and his willingness to fight Urijah Faber if the situation arose.
Submitted Apr 28, 2014 12:41PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Hioki vs. Oliveira set for UFC card in New Zealand
UFC added a featherweight bout to their first card in New Zealand, as Hatsu Hioki takes on Charles Oliveira in June.
Submitted Apr 28, 2014 12:20AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Tito Ortiz: Now, I'm being erased from UFC history
Following Jon Jones successful title defense at UFC 172, the UFC showed him as setting the record for most wins in the Light Heavyweight division history. Former champ and UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz took issue with the claim.
Submitted Apr 27, 2014 7:08PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Takanori Gomi targeted for UFC's next show in Japan, says he'll quit drinking for title shot
BALTIMORE – Takanori Gomi‘s next fight is likely to take place in his native Japan, according to UFC President Dana White.
Submitted Apr 27, 2014 3:11PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Bethe Correia to 'Four Horsewomen' after UFC 172: I'm bulletproof
BALTIMORE – Following her decision over Jessamyn Duke (3-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) on the FOX Sports 1-televised prelims of UFC 172, Bethe Correia (8-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) had a message for the female fighting quartet known as “The Four Horsewomen”: One down, three to go.
Submitted Apr 27, 2014 3:10PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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